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Being Human Season explores what it means to be human, how we might improve the way we live, and what the future could hold for civilisation, in a series of eye-opening programmes.

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About the season

Meet the Humans 7.35pm Hosted by Dr Michael Mosley, this bold series puts human behaviour under the microscope. A country home is rigged with surveillance cameras and follows a group of unwitting test subjects. From a secret surveillance room, expert analysts providing understanding to human decisions.

World's Most Extraordinary People 8.30pm How might rare medical conditions be a force for good? The series reveals the extraordinary people who are helping scientists make medical breakthroughs.

Future Human: AI 9.35pm What do developments in AI hold for mankind’s future? Humanity is on the brink of a technological revolution which have never been seen before. AI has the potential to change our lives in unimaginable ways. From self-driving cars to robot doctors this series uncovers what the future looks like for humans.

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Episode 1, Series 1

Thursday September 30 at 8:40am

The Birth Of The Human Machine

Episode 1 | Series 1

Advances in A.I. are astonishing, from robots that keep the elderly company to machines that imitate expressions.

Episode 1, Series 1

Thursday September 30 at 1:10pm

The Birth Of The Human Machine

Episode 1 | Series 1

Advances in A.I. are astonishing, from robots that keep the elderly company to machines that imitate expressions.

Episode 2, Series 1

Friday October 1 at 8:45am

The Future Of Labour

Episode 2 | Series 1

A.I. is rapidly taking jobs from humans, from the world of finance to transport and the health care industry.

Episode 2, Series 1

Friday October 1 at 1:10pm

The Future Of Labour

Episode 2 | Series 1

A.I. is rapidly taking jobs from humans, from the world of finance to transport and the health care industry.

Episode 3, Series 1

Monday October 4 at 8:45am

The Future Of Homo Sapiens

Episode 3 | Series 1

This episode examines how advancements in A.I. are increasingly blurring the distinction between humans and machines.

Episode 3, Series 1

Monday October 4 at 1:10pm

The Future Of Homo Sapiens

Episode 3 | Series 1

This episode examines how advancements in A.I. are increasingly blurring the distinction between humans and machines.

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